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UT LEAD Events

As a UT LEAD student, you’re required to attend at least one event from the following categories: Leadership, Excellence/Achievement, and Diversity.

To record your attendance at these events, we’ve set up a VOLink page: https://volink.utk.edu/ 

Check out our guide on how to record your events here:
Logging LEAD Events on VOLink

 

Looking for an event to attend?  Check out our calendar and list of suggestions below (each event has a link to more details including times and locations):
*Listed events are not inclusive of every event that can fulfill this requirement.  Please feel free to attend other qualifying events you find that aren’t posted.*

UT LEAD January 2019 Calendar

Leadership: uniting and motivating others in the pursuit of a common goal

Experiences that expose students to leadership experiences inside and outside the classroom including leadership conferencesservice opportunities, and leadership positions.

General Websites:

Visit the office of Leadership and Service to volunteer to sign up to serve at https://leadserve.utk.edu/sign-up-to-serve/

Apply for Alternative Spring Break at https://leadserve.utk.edu/alternative-break-program/

Apply to be a Leadership and Service Ambassador at https://leadserve.utk.edu/ambassadors/apply-ambassador/

Apply to be a FUTURE Peer Mentor at https://futureut.utk.edu/become-a-student-volunteer/

Specific Events:

Tuesday, January 15th 3:30 PM-6:15 PM Smokey’s Pantry 824 Melrose Place

Saturday, January 19th 8:00 AM-12:00 PM MLK Jr. Day of Service Student Recreational and Fitness Center (TRECS), Basketball Court

Tuesday, January 22nd 3:30 PM-6:15 PM Smokey’s Pantry 824 Melrose Place

Saturday, January 26th 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Preparation Day for Harmony Family Center’s 2019 Mudder’s Day Madness 5K Mud Run Camp Montvale 4901 Montvale Rd Maryville

Tuesday, January 29th at 7:00 PM Nicole Stott: Astronaut, Aquanaut, Artist Student Union, Ballroom

Tuesday, January 29th 3:30 PM-6:15 PM Smokey’s Panty 824 Melrose Place

Excellence & Achievement: developmental experience that will aid in your growth as a young professional

Experiences that expose students to excellence and achievement inside and outside the classroom including undergraduate research, meeting with an Academic Coach, attending an educational workshop, completing a career assessment and meeting with a career consultant, and participating in Educational Advancement Program.

General Websites:

Schedule an appointment with the Center for Career Development at https://career.utk.edu/schedule-an-appointment/

Make an appointment with the Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships at https://onsf.utk.edu/first-steps/

Make an appointment to meet with a professional Academic Coach at the Student Success Center at https://studentsuccess.utk.edu/academic-coaching/schedule-an-appointment/

Reach out to Financial Advisors with First Tennessee Bank for a one-on-one financial wellness check-up.  Contact either Andrew Pankratz via APANKRATZ@firsttennessee.com or Charly Dena via CADena@firsttennessee.com

Specific Events:

Friday, January 11th 11:00 AM-2:00 PM New Year New Vol TRECS Lobby

Monday, January 14th 4:00 PM-5:00 PM Stalking, it’s not a compliment: A presentation and panel discussion Student Union, Room 362

Tuesday, January 15th 11:00 AM-1:00 PM Resource Fair: Stalking Awareness Week John C Hodges Library, 2nd Floor

Tuesday, January 15th 7:30 PM Ben Schwartz Alumni Memorial Building, Cox Auditorium

Thursday, January 17th 11:00 AM-1:00 PM Resource Fair: Stalking Awareness Week Student Union, 262 A

Friday, January 18th 11:00 AM-1:00 PM Resource Fair: Stalking Awareness Week John C Hodges Library, 2nd floor

Wednesday, January 23rd 5:30 PM-6:30 PM The Life Skills Series: Understanding Your Taxes Student Union- Phase 1, Center for Career Development Room 225

Sunday, January 27th 6:00 PM-9:00 PM JCPenny Suit-Up JCPenny West Town Mall

Tuesday, January 29th 5:00 PM-6:30 PM Prep for Success: Promote Yourself Science and Engineering Research Facility (SERF), 307

Wednesday, January 30th 1:00 PM-4:00 PM Programs Abroad Fair John C Hodges Library

Wednesday, January 30th 5:30 PM-6:30 PM The Life Skills Series: Post College Financial Planning Student Union- Phase 1, Center for Career Development, Room 225

Thursday, January 31st 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Gilman Scholarship Info Session Melrose Hall, G101

Diversity: the acknowledgement and celebration of similarities and differences

Experiences that expose students to diversity experiences inside and outside the classroom including attending an event hosted by the Diversity Educators, Safe Zone Training, and any cultural events, programs, or training that enhance intercultural skills.

General Websites:

Visit the Pride Center to learn about different opportunities to get involved at https://pridecenter.utk.edu/

Sign up to complete Safe Zone training at https://pridecenter.utk.edu/programs-events/safezone/

Become a member or attend one of the programs offered by the International House at https://ihouse.utk.edu/programs/

Join Multicultural Student Life for one of their many programs at https://multicultural.utk.edu/

Apply to become a Diversity Educator at https://multicultural.utk.edu/programs/diversity-education/

Specific Events:

Wednesday, January 6th–January 27th 11:00 AM-3:00 PM Violins of Hope Downtown Gallery 106 S. Gay Street, Knoxville

Sunday, January 13th 2:00 PM-5:00 PM Ready For the World Music Series; Americana Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall and Atrium

Thursday, January 17th 7:30 PM-8:30 PM Artist Lecture: Kate Gilmore Art & Architecture Building, 109

Friday, January 18th 3:30 PM-5:00 PM Philosophy Guest Speaker- C. Thi Nguyen McClung Tower and Plaza, 1210

Friday, January 18th 8:00 PM-10:00 PM Violin Festival Opening Recital featuring Jinjoo Cho Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall

Saturday, January 19th&20th 6:00 AM-5:30 PM UT Violin Festival Natalie Haslam Music Center

Sunday, January 20th 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Civil War Lecture Series: Knoxville’s Civilian War, The Caregivers Frank H. McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, Auditorium

Tuesday, January 22nd 7:30 PM-9:00 PM AIA Lecture, Barbara Heath, University of Tennessee: “Colonial Encounters on the Chesapeake Frontier” Frank H. McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Wednesday, January 23rd 7:00 PM-8:00 PM Rudy Francisco Spoken Word Poetry Student Union, Ballroom C

Thursday, January 24th 3:30 PM-4:30 PM Peter Aronson Lecture John C. Hodges Library, Auditorium

Thursday, January 24th 5:30 PM-7:00 PM #WeStutterKnoxville Hearing and Speech Center, Upstairs Conference Room

Sunday, January 27th 3:00 PM Chamber Singers at Scottish Rite Memorial Service Knoxville Scottish Rite Temple

Monday, January 28th 7:00 PM Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration AMB, 210

Tuesday, January 29th 3:30 PM-5:00 PM The Ordeal of Appalachia John C Hodges Library, Lindsay Young Auditorium

Tuesday, January 29th 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Saudi Arabian Cooking Demonstration International House, Great Room

Wednesday, January 30th 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Saudi Arabian Coffeehouse Hodges Library, Mary E Greer Room

Wednesday, January 30th 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Saudi Arabian Culture Night International House, Great Room